MGM has picked up worldwide rights to the bittersweet comedy TwoWeeks starring SallyField, Ben Chaplin, and Tom Cavanagh.

MGM has set a Dec 1 domestic release for Steve Stockman's featuredirectorial debut about four siblings who rush home for what they think is afinal goodbye to their dying mother.

When the matriarch refuses to pass away the family members findthemselves trapped together for two weeks and rediscover their mutual love.

Julianne Nicholson, Glenn Howerton and Clea DuVall also star inthe privately funded film which premiered at the Hamptons International FilmFestival in October.

Stockman produced with John Marias, while Paul Brian Anderson,David Gang, Curt Hahn and Scott Mahalick served as executive producers.

"Every once in a while a film comes along with a cast that isnear-perfect," Stockman said. "To make my first feature with anacting ensemble headed by Sally Field was beyond my wildest expectations."